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Executive Assistant for the Chief Executive & Leader

Job Title Executive Assistant for the Chief Executive & Leader
Salary £23,948 - £28,612 p.a.
Location Cambourne
Contract Type Full time, permanent
Closing Date 29 March 2019

Salary Grade 4: £23,948 - £28,612 p.a. (2% pay award agreed for 1 April 2019)

Full time, permanent position based at Cambourne, Cambridgeshire


South Cambridgeshire District Council has an exciting future – the district is already one of the best places to live and work and with strong growth and our ambitions there is huge potential to make a real difference to our residents and business’s.

To support our Chief Executive and the Leader of the Council, we looking to recruit an Executive Support Officer to provide an effective and efficient PA service. This will be a varied and challenging role, and you will have the opportunity to work within an interesting and dynamic team in a fast-moving yet engaging working environment.

The postholder will be the ‘Go to’ person, dealing with enquiries, actioning telephone calls and emails, organising meetings, visits and attendance at events and ensuring that the CEO and Leader are briefed and prepared for Council business.  Exceptional organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple diaries along with organising and planning own workload to take account of new priorities is essential. As well as this you will be working as part of a wider team.

You will be highly professional, assertive and confident but also able to display empathy and tact in sensitive situations with a friendly attitude and approach. 

You must have a good standard of general education and it is essential that you are IT literate with well-developed verbal and written communication skills. You should also have excellent customer care skills with a positive attitude and the flexibility to adjust your working hours to support the needs of the Chief Executive and Leader.

If you join us you would benefit from our excellent approach to personal development, training and our flexible working arrangements.

For more information about this opportunity please contact Carla Coakley, Recruitment Coordinator on 01954 713624 or email


Closing Date:  9am on Friday 29 March 2019

JD - Executive Assistant

PS - Executive Assistant


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